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Nicholas Mokwena
  • Disappointed Debswana mulls legal options in P40m appeals loss

    Debswana Diamond Company has expressed disappointment in a Court of Appeal decision which favoured Lift-Off Investments (Pty) ltd and is currently engaging their legal teams to bring the matter to a satisfactory resolution.Debswana lost its appeal...

  • Kgosi Serogola, Serowe MPs clash over Kgotla

    Members of Parliament for the three Serowe Constituencies have accused GammaNgwato Acting regent Kgosi Serogola Seretse of sabotaging and preventing morafhe from getting updates from them regarding the just-ended Special Parliament session.The...

  • Minister Mthimkhulu interferes in P36m firebreaks tenders

    It never rains but pours at the Ministry of Environment and Tourism! Here, political heads almost always find themselves entangled in the administration and running of the ministry’s affairs. And the newly-appointed Minister of Environment, Meshack...

  • Molepolole residents deserve better – Khan

    There are sustained calls for a change to address the myriad of issues in Molepolole village, which require a better approach, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) parliamentary candidate for Molepolole North Arafat Kha, has said.Khan stated that for...

  • Khama accuses BDP of poisoning Roseline Panzirah-Matshome

    Former President and Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) Patron, Ian Khama has claimed that there has been an attempt to kill him through poisoning.According to Khama, the attempt was made in the heat of the 2019 general election following the formation...

  • UDC condemns Govt over retired soldiers’ pensions

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) condemns unreservedly the manner in which the government seems to be handling a thorny issue of national significance as in resolving pension grievances involving retired members of the Botswana Defence Force...

  • DPP drops criminal charges against Paledi

    Former Deputy Police Commissioner (Operations) and Director General of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) Victor Bruno Paledi is off the hook as the state has withdrawn criminal charges against him.Paledi was charged alongside...

  • Indiscriminate waste dumping afflicts Tlokweng District

    Tlokweng District Council Chairman, Collen Mochotlhi has expressed concern about the widespread unauthorised waste dumping in the district.He stated that with the commencement of the new financial year, the Council has enlisted four external...

  • Justice Makhwe demands apology from Bank Gaborone

    Lobatse High Court Judge, Boipuso Makhwe has demanded that Bank Gaborone should publicly apologise to her for defamation of character.Bank Gaborone has been dragged into a legal battle between Pricewaterhousecoopers-Botswana, the audit firm that has...

  • DIS, Police interdicted from arresting or detaining suspended DIS officers

    The Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) and the Botswana Police have been interdicted from arresting, and searching without judicial warrant, the suspended DIS officers.Justice Boipuso Makhwe this week issued an interim interdict against...

  • IEC bows to pressure, postpones voters’ roll inspection

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has bowed to pressure and changed the voters’ roll inspection day after the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) wrote a letter demanding the cancelation on the basis that the voters’ roll was...

  • Masisi to allocate the 100 000th plot in Kanye

    The President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi is expected to allocate the last plot of the set target of 100 000 plots in Kanye on the 11th of June 2024.Before then, Minister of Lands and Water Affairs, Dr Kefentse Mzwinila will allocate the 99 900th plot in...

  • Dr Gobotswang leads delegation to petition Lands Minister

    Member of Parliament for Sefhare-Ramokgonami, Dr Kesitegile Gobotswang is expected to lead a delegation from one of the villages in his constituency to petition Lands and Water Affairs Minister Dr Kefentse Mzwinila over land crisis.Dr Gobotswang...

  • Controversy stalks BDP primaries

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) leadership might get more than what they have anticipated for the party’s primary elections, following what democrats have labelled a bogus registration exercise.The registration process in preparation for...

  • Madibelatlhopho want voters' roll inspection cancelled

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has challenged the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to cancel the ongoing voters’ roll inspection.The 42-days-inspection period is expected to end early next month. The call by the UDC comes after it...

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